Profile: Ocean Bio-Chem Inc (OBCI.OQ)
2 May 2016
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc., incorporated on November 13, 1973, is engaged in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of a range of appearance, performance and maintenance products for the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle and outdoor power equipment markets. The Company offers its services under the Star brite and Star Tron brand names within the United States of America and Canada. In addition, the Company produces private label formulations of various products for customers and provides custom blending and packaging services for these and other products. The Company is also engaged in manufacturing, marketing and distributing disinfectant, sanitizing and deodorizing products under the Performacide and Star brite brand names. The products that the Company manufactures and markets include marine, automotive, recreational vehicle/power sports, outdoor power equipment/lawn and garden, disinfectants, sanitizers and deodorizers and contract filling and blow molded bottles.
The Company's marine line consists of polishes, cleaners, protectants and waxes under the Star brite brand name, enzyme fuel treatment under the Star Tron brand name and private label products. The marine line also includes motor oils, boat washes, vinyl cleaners, protectants, teak cleaners, teak oils, bilge cleaners, hull cleaners, silicone sealants, polyurethane sealants, polysulfide sealants, gasket materials, lubricants, antifouling additives and anti-freeze coolants. In addition, the Company manufactures a line of brushes, poles, tie-downs and other related marine accessories.
The Company manufactures a range of automotive products under the Star brite and Star Tron brand names. The automotive line includes fuel treatments for gas and diesel engines, motor oils, greases and related items. Its Star Tron enzyme fuel treatment is designed to eliminate and prevent engine problems associated with fuel containing ethanol. It also increases fuel economy by cleaning the fuel delivery system and facilitating more complete and uniform combustion. In addition, the Company produces anti-freeze and windshield washes under the Star brite brand and under private labels for customers. It also produces automotive polishes, cleaners and other appearance items.
Recreational Vehicle/Power Sports
The Company also markets Star Tron fuel treatment and other specialty products to the recreational vehicle market, including snow mobiles, all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles. For power sports enthusiasts, Star Tron provides a viable solution to a number of problems associated with E-10 fuel, which is fuel containing 10% ethanol. Other specialty recreational vehicle/power sports products include cleaners, polishes, detergents, fabric cleaners and protectors, silicone sealants, water proofers, gasket materials, degreasers, vinyl cleaners and protectors, toilet treatment fluids and anti-freeze/coolant.
Outdoor Power Equipment/ Lawn & Garden
The Company markets Star Tron as a solution to help rectify a number of operating engine problems associated with E-10 fuel. E-10 fuel is used in commercial lawn equipment and other home and garden power equipment.
Disinfectants, Sanitizers and Deodorizers
The Company's lines of disinfectant, sanitizing and deodorizing products are marketed under the Performacide and Star brite brand names. Performacide products include disinfectants for air care products for deodorizing and products to eliminate mold and mildew. When used as directed with respect to hard, non-porous surfaces, Performacide is effective as a virucide against a variety of viruses, including the Ebola virus, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), and the Influenza-A virus, a disinfectant against a variety of bacteria, a sanitizer against bacteria including certain types of bacteria causing food borne illnesses, and, in certain applications, as an algaecide and fungicide. The Company is directing distribution efforts towards the marine and automotive markets, to institutions, such as hospitals and schools and to travel and leisure facilities, such as hotels and cruise ships.
Contract Filling and Blow Molded Bottles
The Company blends and packages a range of chemical formulations to its customers' specifications. In addition, it manufactures for sale to various customers assorted styles of both Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) blow molded bottles.
Ocean Bio-Chem Inc
4041 Sw 47Th Ave
DAVIE FL 33314-4023